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New EHS Manager at Philadelphia, USA Plant

October 23, 2017 — Philadelphia, PA, USA — Purolite is pleased to announce that Carlos Socorro has started with Purolite as our new EHS Manager in the USA. Carlos is responsible for the evolution and implementation of the environmental, health and safety compliance program in Philadelphia.

​A large part of the position involves implementation of our global GHS/REACH/CLP and SDS activities. Additionally, he is responsible for the development, oversight, and management of environmental health and safety programs that protect worker & visitor safety, the environment, and compliance with local / federal laws & regulations—as well as Purolite's Safety Data Sheet system.

​Previously working within a distribution site for VWR where Carlos spent five years as an EHS, Sustainability and Security Manager, he is proud to now be part of a dynamic manufacturing environment. Additionally, Carolos has experience in implementing safety and environmental systems, and will be a strong contributor to Purolite ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 (OHSAS 18001) efforts, and adds, "I look forward to bringing OHSAS certification to the USA and working with the teams in Philadelphia for compliance."

Carlos holds a BS in business administration from Stockton University in New Jersey as well as an MBA from Thomas Edison University in New Jersey.

​Help us welcome Carlos to Purolite.